'Homefront' Adds Winona Ryder

Jason Statham and James Franco star in this action-thriller about an ex-DEA agent who tangles with a meth dealer in a small town.
Winona Ryder joins the cast of Homefront
Winona Ryder joins the cast of Homefront
Winona Ryder has joined the cast of Homefront for Millennium Entertainment and director Gary Fleder.

Sylvester Stallone wrote the screenplay, although it isn't known if he plans on starring as well. The story centers on an ex-DEA agent (Jason Statham), who moves to a small town in search of some peace. His quiet new life doesn't last for long, when he clashes with a nefarious meth dealer named Gator (James Franco). Winona Ryder will play a former biker who is associated with Gator. Child actor Izabela Vidovic is also on board as the DEA agent's daughter.

The script is adapted from a novel by Chuck Logan. Sylvester Stallone will produce alongside Kevin King Templeton and René Besson, with Avi Lerner and Trevor Short executive producing.

Production is scheduled to begin September 24 in New Orleans.

Homefront was released November 27th, 2013 and stars James Franco, Jason Statham, Winona Ryder, Rachelle Lefevre, Kate Bosworth, Frank Grillo, Clancy Brown, Stephanie Grote. The film is directed by Gary Fleder.



Sources: Heat Vision Blog

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  1. CelluloidDreams

    Winona Ryder
    ....been a while since saw her on the big screen!! Welcome back!!

    1 year agoby @2movieguysFlag

  2. THE JOKER

    @skywise hey every horrible needs a hot girl in it so people have a reason to see it.. haha

    2 years agoby @mcleve02Flag

  3. skywise

    @mcleve02 Definatly. She was also rather stunning in Autumn in New York. Granted, not the best of movies but she definatly shined.

    2 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  4. THE JOKER

    @skywise@narrator I don't know what it was about her in Mr. Deeds.. dear god I wanted to tear her up! Agreed.. very hot woman!

    2 years agoby @mcleve02Flag

  5. skywise

    @narrator You are not alone. Hell she is still hot.

    2 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  6. the Narrator

    I used to have a crush on Winona. I hope she gets better roles, like in Black Swan.

    2 years agoby @narratorFlag